– Chemical Oxygen Demand: The Future?: Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Hazel Davidson of Derwentside Environmental Testing Services. This month Hazel discusses the chemical oxygen demand test and one of the reagents commonly used within it – potassium dichromate.
– Keeping on the right side of Health and Safety Law: Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Julian Lovell, Managing Director at the Equipe Group. This month Julian discusses Health and Safety Law, and how appropriate training and competence testing can help ensure that your site operatives stay on the right side of it.
– Geotechnica 2009 – A Retrospective: Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Calum Spires of the Equipe Group. This month is the first in a series of articles from Calum that will take a look back at previous Geotechnica events in the build-up to this year’s event in July. This month Calum takes a look at the inaugural event – Geotechnica 2009.
– Flood prevention and erosion protection: Is Britain ready for winter?: With the recent government announcement of £2.3bn planned expenditure on more than 1400 flood defence projects, theGeotechnica examines some of the products and techniques developed by geotechnical engineers Maccaferri, which could help provide protection against future severe weather events.